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Opioid Use and Treatment: What Are We Doing

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It is widely accepted that opioid use in Vermont has a tremendous impact on all of us—on our children, families, and communities. Vermont has been a leader in addressing this significant national public health crisis. Panelists in this community conversation will highlight the individual and collective efforts that are in place to address opioid use and treatment. They will discuss current initiatives, as well as challenges and areas for improvement. The presentation will include a Q & A session and attendees will leave with suggestions for how they can help.

Panelists:

Bob Bick, CEO, Howard Center
Brandon del Pozo, Chief, Burlington Police Department
Patti Fisher, MD, UVM Medical Center
Barbara Rachelson, Executive Director, LUND

Facilitator: Martha Maksym, Executive Director, United Way of Northwest Vermont

—from HowardCenter.org

Produced by VCAM

Episode Number: 
007
Original Airdate: 
September 12, 2016

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